IN THIS CHAPTER
Acknowledging the rise of virtual teams
Defining virtual teams
Weighing the pros and cons of going virtual
Considering going virtual as a career move
Putting together a virtual team
Leading a virtual team
Companies around the world are currently experiencing one of the greatest shifts in how work gets done around the world. It impacts the way people connect, the way teams communicate, the way leaders build relationships, and the way organizations accomplish results. It can be a positive change for people, the planet, and company profits if approached mindfully and designed to embrace technology, prioritize communication and relationships, and support a strong appreciation of culture and diversity. This transformation is the rise of the virtual team.
In the global marketplace, people can work practically anywhere and anytime. ...